See also: ACME, Acme, and acmé

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀκμή (akmḗ, point, top).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈæk.mi/
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NounEdit

acme (plural acmes)

  1. The top or highest point; pinnacle; culmination. [c. 1610]
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:apex
  2. (medicine) The crisis or height of a disease.
  3. Mature age; full bloom of life.
    • 1625 (first performance), Ben[jamin] Jonson, The Staple of Nevves. [], London: [] I[ohn] B[eale] for Robert Allot [], published 1631, OCLC 81096167, (please specify the act number in uppercase Roman numerals, and the scene number in lowercase Roman numerals):
      He must be one that can instruct your youth,
      And keep your acme in the state of truth

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀκμή (akmḗ).

NounEdit

acme f (invariable)

  1. acme (pinnacle, culmination)
    Synonyms: apice, culmine, sommità

Further readingEdit

  • acme in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana